I have not always understood, or even agreed, with Sam Rainsy's actions and inactions in the past when dealing with the CNRP and Cambodia's political class in general. However his recent take on Project Syndicate detailing how Chinese companies are using China's leverage over the Cambodian Government to bypass Trump's tariff is spot-on. It not... Continue Reading →
We know that AI can now distinguish between a dog and a cat with high accuracy but can it differentiate between a real Da Vinci and a fake one? Well it does seems like little by little these Deep Learning tools are being used to solve such problematic topics. Here is the great article in... Continue Reading →
Earlier this month, the Southeast Asia Globe came out with a great investigation on the grey auto market in Cambodia and its effect on traditional, water-level auto importers. The article, to me, showed a glimpse of the larger picture of doing business in Cambodia and the difficulty by foreign companies, like ours, to play by... Continue Reading →
Ikea and other house-furnishing businesses came out some time ago with AR apps to better fitout your home. And it was only a matter of time for other clothing and hardware brands to do the same. Enter Mountain Hardwear: Mountain Hardwear Introduces Augmented Reality Outfitting
I have always been a fan of Edward Luce. But his long take on Osteen is top notch: A preacher for Trump’s America: Joel Osteen and the prosperity gospel
With UBER's IPO fast approaching, the lack of profitability of its business model is again grabbing the limelight: since 2014, the cumulative operating losses now add up to over $12bn. How long can the company keep going without actually turning a profit?
At the Executive Program organised by Singularity University in San Francisco last year, we got the chance to sit down and talk at length with Ray Kurzweil, legendary inventor and futurist and author of great books like How to Create a Mind and The Singularity is Near. Here is a mural-summary of that chat:
With such a volatile stock market that ended 2018 with one of its worst years in records and combined with top-grade fixed income not providing any yield, investors are flocking to alternative investments to keep their money. Whiskies, cars and coins are fast becoming major storages of value and with interest rates at such historically... Continue Reading →